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that for the united states of america, the best is yet to come. >> welcome back. this is a special edition of "your money, your vote." i'm kelly evans. >> i'm ross westgate. these are the headlines. >> president obama rolls to re-election and a second term, defeating mitt romney despite a weak u.s. economy and persistently high unemployment. >> investors cheer obama's re-election. equities trading high led by autos and health care stocks. >> democrats keep their hold of the senate and republicans keep their control of the house. >> there will be a tough challenge facing the looming fiscal cliff. >>> a very good morning to you. it's been a long night, but we have a result. >> yes, we do. let's get right it to. president barack obama capturing a second term in the white house despite the struggling u.s. economy. he did manage to win many of the same states he took in 2008 and nearly all the critical swing states, including ohio, virginia, and colorado. speaking to supporters in chicago just a few hours ago, the president congratulated his republican challenger on the spirited race and said there's pl
with chairman hall for nearly four years to ensure america obtained human space flight. the budget of 2010 threatened to stop that, he used all his tools of public service to help him win the battle. here are a couple of those tools he had, neil armstrong, tom stafford, part of a bipartisan coalition to put the united states on a path to go into orbit. as a boy who grew up within a mile and a half of the johnson space center, i saw ralph hall make history, that my kids, your kids, can see americans go into space. one more slide. we've all talked about the children earlier this year, because you did that, my kid said, dad, let's jump out of a plane when i turn 18. thank you, mr. chairman, you made a difference in my life and a difference to so many people. mr. smith: i yield two minutes to the gentleman from florida, bill posey. mr. posey: thank you, mr. chairman. i appreciate the opportunity to join with me colleagues in recognizing chairman ralph hall for his tenure as chairman of the house science committee. during his service, he reached acrong the -- across the aisle and forged biparti
a day of revelations by a former cia director, who is now apparently seeking redemption. america's former top spy, david petraeus testified about that terrorist attacks in benghazi andseveral of the cia and its rector in all of it. petraeus contradicted the white house version of why it took them so long to acknowledge the evidence of terrorism, why there were still talking about an anti muslim video when they knew very well that they had attacked an killed four americans. house intelligence committee member congressman peter king told fox news mhan kelly that petraeus acknowledged the cia knew it does he was a act of terror from the very beginning and that the talking points provided to ambassador rice were edited by someone after the cia had delivered their assessment to the white house. reis went on five sunday morning talk shows and falsely told america that benghazi was a spontaneous attack in response to the internet video. >> the talking points that came from the cia specifically mentioned al qaeda and that al qaeda was involved in the attack. they left the cia and went th
cliff. we need america to come together. we need to create more jobs in america like we have done here in nebraska, as you know. we have 3.8% unemployment rate here in nebraska. i want you to know that i have talk to our farmers and ranchers. they are prepared to take their fair share of budget reductions if it will put america a better economic shape. liz: i know. i know. do you think it will happen? it does not look overall at the moment, governor. >> it does not. the president needs to lead just like the governor's lead in their states. they ought to stay together as long as it takes to develop a framework for a real positive solution to move forward regarding the fiscal challenges we face. the two of them need to sit down, get it worked out and put america first. liz: you governors and what we have learned from delaware and rhode island and pennsylvania and utah, all of you have been so kind to come on the show, is that you cannot wait to have this very delicate ballet dance that they seem to be engaging in. you have to balance your budget and figure it out. you, at the second lowe
. we're diversified on a global basis. you know, we have got companies in south america, india, china and australia and even africa. we're lucky. we are well diversified. i think america, the businesses we have got here seem to be beginning to do well again, so i'm an optimist, i think we're over the worst, and i think, you know, we're beginning to pull out, and i'm sure this fiscal cliff will be sorted out and then i think it's nice to see republicans and democrats actually having sensible discussions for once, and i think they will get that sorted. liz: do you believe there are sensible discussions going on? >> yeah, i think -- i mean, i really think that they have had to grow up and i think finally they seem to be growing up, expecting a new reality. i think it's in their interest and america's interest and the world's interest for them to compromise, get a deal done and move on. and i think we'll see -- i think we will see that happening, and i think we'll -- you know, i think america can become strong again, and, you know, hopefully this will be the start of it. liz: can they lea
high shipping costs, and you make made in america products more attractive to people abroad, and that's good. home sales rising for the first time in years. construction is start to go pick up. and historically low interest rates now averaging below 30% for a 30-year fixed mortgage will only fuel a rebound next year. and remember, a house will still be the most important asset for most americans, so a rebound there helps americans feel better about their financial situation and ready to spend a bit of money. stephen moore is a senior economics writer at the wall street journal as well as a member of its editor board. michelle is a senior economist at rbs and daniel gross is a columnist and business editor at "newsweek" daily beast. now we're likely to avert the worst of a fiscal cliff, unleash some of those spirits. we have things going on that will lead quite possibly to an economic rise, start bg now. am i wrong? >> i don't share your optimism about us not going over the fiscal cliff, but i also don't think it will matter. the coverage we've seen has been largely in spite of governm
's economic relationship with america, and american investors. >> reporter: i'm sylvia hall in washington- still ahead, u.s. borrowers owe more than $1 trillion in student loan debt. so could helping them pay it down be a $1 trillion industry? i'll introduce you to some entrepreneurs who think so. >> susie: besides the fiscal cliff, investors and traders on wall street were talking about some merger news today. leucadia national is buying jefferies group. it already owns 28% of the investment firm. the $3.6 billion deal, could help jeffees sh to the lucrative mergers advisory business. leucadia is a conglomerate with a wide range of businesses from beef processing to timber. also today, sherwin williams is buying consorcio comex, it's a mexican coatings business. the price: $2.3 billion. >> susie: the united states will be the top oil producer in the world by the year 2020, surpassing saudi arabia, and russia. that's the bold call today from the international energy agency. fueling that energy renaissance: a boost in oil and shale gas because of new technologies like fracking. the group a
america, these technologies protect air - by monitoring air quality and reducing emissions... ...protect water - through conservation and self-contained recycling systems... ... and protect land - by reducing our footprint and respecting wildlife. america's natural gas... domestic, abundt, clean energy to power our lives... that's smarter power today. ♪ lou: voters yesterday turned investors today and turn their attention from the presidential race to the fiscal cliff and ross the atlantic the reality in europe ofan economic contraction and, well, a continuing crisis. the result, the biggest one day decline on wall street since june. markets opened sharply lower, but the dow and nasdaq breaking below the 200-day moving averages. rallies failed throughout the session. stocks closing down more than 2% on the day. the dow down 313 for the first time since september. th s&p down 34 and the nasdaq down 75. the sell-off came in heavy trading. over 4 billion. a 4-1 margin. the heaviest volume in six weeks. financials in the s&p down three and a half%, energy stocks down more than 3%. technolo
the economy around. with an 11-point lead as well, and to america trust more to work with both parties in congress. so to give this election does turn on the economy, governor romney has, perhaps, an edge going into the election's final hours. we will take up the election, which way the swing states we will breaking key demographics with former bush chief of staff and campaign savant karl rove. retired navy admiral james lyons joins us. he says the american people deserve to hear the truth about pin gauzy, and it is time for the president to come clean. he joins us live tonight. not only the president in question, the balance of power in congress to be decided. and that is the subject of tonight's start talks. joining me now, former deputy chief of staff to president george w. bush, karl rove. fox is a contributor. good to have you with us. you have said from the outset that this would be a tight race. did you really expected to be this tech??3 >> the -- that is hard to say, but it will be tight. this will not be settled until the wee hours of wednesday morning. maybe sometime wednesda
.e. and bank of america. it all leads up to friday when the president sits down with congressional leaders at the white house to begin the real negotiations, and both sides enter those talks claiming a mandate to protect the principals the voters endorsed at the ballot box. >> darren gersh is with us tonight from our washington, d.c. bureau, where a week after election day here. was there any progress made by the staffs of the political players during the campaign season? where do we stand? >> the staff is always looking at this as a giant chess game and trying to figure out how they can give their bosses their best move, so the staff have been working. we had a lot of commissions and a lot of efforts to try to solve the budget problems. there is a lot of work de behind the scenes and on paper. a deal could come together pretty quickly. the problem is the principals, the leaders, the people who were elected, they have to come back and decide what they're going to do. they're talking about getting an agreement, but nobody knows how to get that agreement right now. >> tom: it pays to parse l
but america's most loved stock. is apple becoming more like the real thing? about face. facebook symptom surges even as millions of shares hit the market. is the expiration of the biggest lock-up your signal to buy? first our top story, locked out. when president obama meets with several of the nation's most influential ceos at the white house today to discuss the fiscal cliff and the economy, not a single banking boss would be in attendance. not jamie dimon, not lloyd blank fine. no one. how is it that wall street has no representation in wall street today when the fiscal cliff is by far the issue that matters most to the markets. >> thanks for inviting me on. >> if the president was looking for a better relationship with wall street this go-round, he has a heck of a way of showing it. >> well, look, everybody's going to get their chance to talk to the president. i actually thought lloyd blankfein's op-ed was conciliatory. he mentioned to being open among financial types to tax increases on high income folks. so, i think that was a good signal. i guarantee you, everybody's going to get
is within reach. >> and not even america's favorite stock is immune. >> why are you buying apple here? >> it was overpriced at 536. >> there is one man you can always count on. >> big pop for "sky fall." the newest installment knocked them dead at the box office over the weekend and sold tickets. >> to help us find fast money special guest is in town. let's get to it. "fast money" starts right now. >>> live from the nasdaq market site i am melissa lee. here are the top three trades. the s&p 500 is close behind. should you be buying this dip? what some of the biggest hedgefund dealers are doing to make money. black friday is so yesterday. how retailers are trying to cash in and how you should be trading it right now. we have to get straight to america's most valuable company and that is apple shares falling yet again today. it is not just cnbc taking notice. michael wolf asks whether the age of apple is ending? is this the ultimate contrarien indicator. he says the tip is knowing that a dominant is tracking before the oedipus falls. >> in other words in someone's portfolio rather than
were seeing the most activity early on was in the financials. you look at bank of america, jp morgan. of all the sectors by far the most heavily weighted as far as options community was in the financials. looking for upside. the volumes on friday 21 million contracts traded today another 15 million contracts. volume has come back over the last couple of sessions, something we haven't seen, it is a good sign. >> we do a long time. >> at least. do you think this rally is phooey? >> we had an absence of malice between the two parties today. >> absence of malice was a fantastic movie. >> i didn't want to get you down that road. he plays a lawyer. >> the president is abroad. the congress is in recess. you feel pretty good. you are going to thanksgiving day weekend and why not rally a little bit. >> i think there was some whoey to it. i thought it would have been if we had a show friday evening which we no longer have i think we could have discussed what is going to happen today. i don't think i saw this magnitude coming. clearly the action on friday was very interesting. kr jim cramer tal
change tax, here it comes, the u... holds a meeting, america is the bad guy. they want our money. third, research in motion, the blackberry company we put that stock on death watch. wrong move. the stock has gone straight up. you never know what you're going to get on "varney & company," but it will be interesting. here we go. can i help you? i heard you guys can ship ground for less than the ups store. that's right. i've learned the only way to get a holiday deal is to camp out. you know we've been open all ght. is this a trick to get my spot? [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. save on ground shipping at fedex office. >> with all of that talk on "varney & company" about gun sales going up if president obama he gets reelected. here is the proof, it's happening. it's a busy friday for the fbi, it fielded 154,873 background checks from gun dealers for perspective buyers, that's just in one day. it's a 20% increase over the previous record set last year on black friday. and by the way, 62% of those applications were the so-called long guns, rifles, shotguns, people are afra
of america and turned shanghai year by 2% and the s&p 504 out of five sessions are in the green with the energy sector leading the charge. would get the energy's spider moving up list speaking of oil the best in two weeks the best move in a month and a half dozen hold? go to the floor show bring in the traders. why do attribute the rally? we have big names are the believe we have clarity on the next four years? >> those are absolutely in the mix. look at the industrials' and energy games they were vastly undersold to look at the relief ral lonesome sector to focus the cool names are up close at 2% a clear indication when the market it is looking for the mitt romney wind. and has been be down under the obama administration ever come romney said:it is necessary and they will expand so that says to me they're looking for the romney win. liz: look at gasoline there it is a nice boost. >> over here may argue the opposite. with the big range with the rally people think that portents the obama victory we saw precious-metals. liz: why? what about these numbers? >> a good question. just
petallides is covering the sell-off. nicole: we have seen all 30 dow components in the red. banc of america, the financials, the energy stocks, everything related to the current administration selling of. bank of america down 5%. the dow jones industrials are down 300 points and with that move, the sell-off, traders i have been speaking with see a further downside potential for these major averages. no one save in the ninth pullback, that is not the sentiment on wall street. they're seeing more selling below the 1400 mark on the s&p. a quick look at coal stocks. one of many sectors being affected with the election in place and you see names like peabody selling off. >> we talked about apple and google, not the stock about the products, the newest phone is equipped with wireless charging technology but walt mossburg comes on every week to talk about that as a new review of that and he will give it to you now. the net good thing he is here, walt mossburg of the wall street journal. you don't love it. >> good morning. this says romney won. >> he delivered it pretty well actually. >> i question
if america goes over the fiscal cliff but said it would wa wait after budget negotiations. a downgrade will make it more expensive for the united states to borrow money. >>> superstorm sandy would provide an economic boost to the auto industry. 250,000 new and used cars may have been ruined by sandy. a loss that could eventually lead to a spike in auto sales. overall consumer borrowing expanded in september but at a slower pace than the previous month. a sign buyers may be pulling back on credit card purchases. this is an important point because consumer and consumer spending make up two-thirds of the u.s. economy. >>> what will a second term for president obama mean to the economy? will we see compromise or fall over the fiscal cliff? joining me are two former top presidential advisers. laura tyson, chair of the economic advisers then for president clinton and marty feldstein who held the same title under president reagan. laura, marty great to have you on the program. thank you for spending the time today. >> thank you. >> good to be with you. >> marty, both sides appear to be extend
of the credit card bashing obama, actually up 8%. bank of america has collapsed from $47 to $9. a lot of them $57 to $17. mastercard 184 to 465. you have to draw a conclusion other than goldman and morgan have the wrong business models for the moment. and the big domestic banks have the right ones, except the poorly run, poorly executing bank of america, which can't benefit from the model because it's been so horribly hobbled by previous management's mistakes. >> the house of pain. >> that said, will goldman and morgan stanley do better under romney? is dodd/frank the liaison? or depending on trading and mergers and acquisitions as the peddling of big acquisitions is a thing of the past maybe they can come back. i still can't pin the tail on obama. too much disparity within the sector. obama care was supposed to take the profit margin out of the drug stocks, right? merck and pfizer are unchanged. the run in gilead. i think it's better drugs and better management. consumer packaged goods, again, not the president, but execution determined performance. that's why colgate has ramped from $77 to
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. what should the united states of america do? saying this unacceptable. we thank mr. morsi for his efforts in brokering a cease-fire, which is fragile but this is not what the united states of america taxpayers expect and our dollars will be directly related to the progress towards democracy which you promised the people of egypt when your party and you were elected president. >> chris: let's talk about that because morsi took his steps ours after secretary of state hillary clinton praised him for helping to broker the peace deal between hamas and israel and the administration issued the state department a tepid criticism. how tough should they get? should they say you have to pull back? what should our demands and leverage be? >> our leverage is not only substantial bayance and aid, plus an imf deal but the marshaling world public opinion is also against this kind of move by mr. morsi. we appreciate president morsi's action but in the past it's always been the united states that's brokered these deals and there's a clear perception amongst hamas that they won on this one. unfortun
that america has. and dysfunctional washington and cloud of uncertainty is hurting the whole economy. so the country wants to see particularly after this election that washington, d.c. can come together and solve problems. >> why have you not pulled back already? recognizing what you're saying, which is the uncertainty element even if it gets solved let's say by january 1st, it sounds to me like the uncertainty along the way will put you in a bunch of trouble. >> i believe the odds are much greater that it will get resolved and it is going to get -- >> when are you betting for to be resolved by? >> i think the process of resolving it is going to be completely different than the summer of 2011. i think there was a lot of lessons learned there by both sides. we're past the election. everyone knows the only time you can govern reasonably in this country is after a presidential election. and if you look at the signals from the various sides, republicans are conceding that we'll have higher revenue and we'll have a more progressive tax -- >> what does that mean in terms of the luxury segment?
between the president and congressional leaders. could their plan be the key to stopping america from going over the fiscal cliff? this exclusive event is next right here on this special edition of the "closing bell." iy stock screener, you can try strategies from independent experts and see what criteria they use. such as a 5% yield on dividend-paying stocks. then you can customize the strategies and narrow down to exactly those stocks you want to follow. i'm mark allen of fidelity investments. the expert strategies feature is one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. now get 200 free trades when you open an account. >>> all right. welcome back. we have a hot show for you today. we are getting down to the brass tax on the fiscal cliff tomorrow. president obama and congressional leaders meet face to face with the clock ticking to new year's on the fiscal cliff. for nearly two years, the one plan that has gotten the most support among those outside of washington and even inside has been the simpson/bowles plan. the two, of course, chaired president obama's deb
of getting power turned back on, and the challenge of getting around america's busiest city. >> tom: october marked a pick-up in private hiring. that's the word from payroll processing firm adp. it says u.s. private payrolls grew by 158,000 positions in october. that higher than expected number comes as adp overhauls how it calculates the number by including more companies in its survey. darren gersh reports. >> reporter: the economic signals out today point in the same direction-- an economy that has moved through a rough couple of months last spring has now found stability. >> slow growth need not be fragile, so we are in a moderate growth phase that appears to be quite durable. it's going to be hard to break out significantly in one direction or the other, unless we get a policy surprise or a policy mistake. >> reporter: the adp payroll snapshot is seen as a kind of preview for the government's official employment report, which comes out tomorrow. factoring in job losses in state and local government, adp projects the labor department will likely say the economy created roughly 130,000 jo
, but still latin america, but they have different ideas about how to deal with the imgriggs issue. governor romney and the self deportation situation has not necessarily found a significant audience even in south florida. nonetheless as the latest poll shows, he has been gaining some strength with voters in north and central florida. >> susan: thanks, tom. we'll catch up with you later in the program. virginia is another crucial state, and will be one of the first swing states to tally election results tonight. polls close at 7:00 p.m. eastern time, and the race looks close, a mirror of the national race. darren gersh joins us from virginia. darren. >> reporter: susie, we're here in woodbridge, virginia, which is considered a swing area in a key swing state. and it's a state that also surprised the candidates this election. after the voting here is over, you'll be hearing a lot more about the fiscal cliff, those automatic spending cuts and tax increases scheduled to take effect on january 1. you'd think the fiscal cliff would be a huge issue here. virginia depends heavily on defense spendin
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